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The 2020 Annual Meeting of India (Video Conference)

The 15th Annual Meeting of the Asian Forum of Insurance Regulators (AFIR) was held virtually on 14 July 2020. Insurance regulators from 17 jurisdictions, as well as representatives from the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) attended this meeting. Representatives from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) were invited to participate in the thematic discussion sessions.


14 Jul 2020
Opening Remarks by Mr. Clement Cheung, AFIR Chair and CEO of Hong Kong Insurance Authority (HKIA)14.00 p.m. – 14.05 p.m.
Special Remarks by Dr. Subhash C. Khuntia, Chair of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), the host of the AFIR Annual Meeting14.05 p.m. – 14.10 p.m.
Recent initiatives of IAIS Mr. Conor Donaldson, Head of Implementation, IAIS Secretariat and Mr. Norio Hida, Vice Chair, IAIS Executive Committee14.10 p.m. – 14.40 p.m.
Initial assessment of insurance coverage and gaps for tackling COVID- 19 impacts and the recent initiatives of IAIS by Mr. Yoshihiro Kawai, Chair, OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee14.40 p.m. – 14.55 p.m.
Recent regulatory measures and challenges faced by Members amid COVID-19
1. Mr. Mukhtar Bubeyev, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the
Astana Financial Services Authority
2. Mr. Peter Kohlhagen, General Manager, Advice & Approvals, Policy & Advice of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
3. Representative of the China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC)
4. Representative of IRDAI
5. Mr. Norio Hida, Deputy Commissioner for International Affairs of the Japan Financial Services Agency
6. Mr. Thomas Chang, Deputy Director General of the Insurance Bureau, Chinese Taipei
7. Mr. Clement Cheung, CEO of HKIA
14.55 p.m. – 15.55 p.m.
Report by the AFIR Secretariat on the work during the year AFIR Secretariat,CBIRC15.55 p.m. – 16.05 p.m.
Election of AFIR Chair16.05 p.m. – 16.15 p.m.
Discussion on the host of annual conference in 2021 and onwards16.15 p.m. – 16.20 p.m.
Any other business16.20 p.m. – 16.25 p.m.
Closing Remarks by AFIR Chair16.25 p.m. – 16.30 p.m.

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